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Taipei Futai Street Mansion

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Established  1910 (43rd Meiji)
Phone  +886 2 2314 8080
Director  Taipei City Government
Taipei Futai Street Mansion
Location  Zhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
Type  Museum, Historical building
Website  Taipei Futai Street Mansion
Address  No. 26, Yanping South Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Hours  Closing soon · 10AM–6PMSaturday10AM–6PMSundayClosedMonday10AM–6PMTuesday10AM–6PMWednesday10AM–6PMThursday10AM–6PMFriday10AM–6PMSuggest an edit
Public transit access  Ximen Station, Taipei Metro
Similar  Taipei Prefecture Capital N, Land Bank Exhibition Hall of Na, Xi Ben Yuan Temple, Zhongshan Hall, Hong Tengyun Memorial

Taipei futai street mansion former residence of gouo moruo in beijing xicheng


The Taipei Futai Street Mansion (Chinese: 臺北撫臺街洋樓; pinyin: Táiběi Fǔtái Jiē Yánglóu), also called Yamato-chō Mansion (Japanese: 大和町洋樓), is the only existing historical and commercial building in Taipei Taiwan, built in 1910 the early years of the Japanese rule. It is located at Yanping South Road No.26, Zhongzheng District and lies in the Bo'ai Special Zone as well. It was the head office of Takaishi Gumi (高石組), a construction company founded in 1901. This mansion is owned by the Ministry of National Defense.

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Overview

The mansion architectural style was deeply influenced by the graceful Europe baroque classical fashion at the time. The first floor arcades and columns was constructed by the kizingan stone (唭哩岸石), and the second floor has the most obvious external characteristics of the steep angular mansard roof with dormers.

Taipei Futai Street Mansion is open to the public from Monday to Saturday 10:00 ~18:00 (Closed Sundays). Admission fee generally is free except special exhibition.

Public transport access

The mansion is accessible by Taipei Metro. From Taipei Main Station, leave by Exit Z10 of the Station Front Metro Mall, or take Exit 6 from the Ximen Metro Mall at Ximen Station and walk 15 minutes to Yanping South Road.

References

Taipei Futai Street Mansion Wikipedia


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